April’s Blue’Aina underwater reef cleanup took place on the very fitting date of April 22nd, Earth Day. The Corporate Sponsor Fairmont Kea Lani presented its non-profit recipient the Hawaii Wildlife Fund with a donation of $1000 and food was provided for volunteers and crew by Trilogy Excursions. After loading onto Trilogy IV from Ka’anapali Beach we headed north to clean up the […]

History of Earth Day

April 21, 2016

By now “Earth Day” has become a common household term. Many people associate April 22nd with planting a tree or picking up trash in their local neighborhood, but did you know it is the result of an environmental disaster?  Sadly, in January and February of 1969, the largest oil spill to that date occurred off the shore […]

Water Safety for Newbies

April 8, 2016

Imagine this: you are on a once in a lifetime dream trip to Maui, Hawai’i, home of world famous beaches, surfing, and all of the whales, sea turtles and coral reef denizens that your little heart could desire, but there’s one problem: you’ve never been swimming in the ocean. You hear about all of the […]

Now that we are fully into humpback whale season here on Maui (yes they are still here!) the Trilogy crew have been hard at work during our daily whale watches. The crew love to share their knowledge about these gentle giants but also like to give the guests time to watch and be in awe […]

On Sunday, March 6th Trilogy held another SOLD OUT Blue’Aina coral reef cleanup! We teamed up with Corporate Sponsor Skyline Eco Adventures and Food Sponsor Diamond Resorts to benefit Non-Profit recipient Pacific Cancer Foundation. The March event was special for several reasons, but two highlights stood out: We welcomed aboard a large portion of new participants and […]

By Kelly Montenero An historic meeting of the top conservation minds, held for the first time in the United States—and Trilogy’s proud to be involved! Held only once every four years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress brings together several thousand global leaders and decision-makers from government, indigenous peoples, private businesses, […]

On Sunday, February 21st, strong winds and rough seas didn’t deter 50 people from participating in Trilogy’s monthly Blua ‘Aina clean up. Weather conditions made for the decision to forgo an in-water reef cleanup and perform a dedicated harbor cleanup, collecting trash before it reached the ocean. Lahaina harbor attracts thousands of people on a daily basis; […]

Seismic Blasting and Cetaceans

February 27, 2016

There’s been a lot of noise lately about seismic testing in the oceans. Seismic airgun testing is a method of searching for offshore oil and gas deposits, but many worry that this method of testing the ocean floor comes with potentially lethal consequences for marine life. The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy […]

Last week Trilogy had the great opportunity to lead a group of student from Seabury Hall on a four day Winterim. Seabury is a college prep school here on Maui and the goal of their Winterim is to get students outside of the classroom and into some real-life experiential learning.  Ranging from acting to volunteer […]